US: No sanctions following school racism project

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July 17, 2007 22:31

 
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School leaders in a New Mexico district will not face federal sanctions for allowing a high school project on racism in which students posted signs reading "Whites Only" and "People of Color" above water faucets, federal officials said. But the school district will have to implement procedures for addressing racial harassment claims and offer lessons about racial harassment to students and staff, the US Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights said. Students at Hot Springs High School launched the project last year for an English class focusing on social justice. The students hoped to secretly monitor the reactions of people when they viewed the signs. Other students tore down the signs within minutes.

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